And in 1987, American Price Cobb crashed a works Porsche 962C after slipping on oil during Wednesday practice.
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The field was under the safety car for over an hour while the crash site was cleared and the destroyed Armco barriers were replaced.In the wake of the disaster, many races were cancelled, including the Grand Prix races in Germany, Spain, and Switzerland (the latter as a part of a blanket ban on motorsport round-track races that was maintained until 2018).Retrieved Additional references edit (in French) Le Mans 1965 in Automobile Historique n (in French) 24 heures du Mans 1973 in Automobile Historique n49 June/July 2005 External links edit Coordinates : 475630N 01330E /.94167N.22500E /.94167;.22500.14 When Dan Gurney won the 1967 race with co-driver.Vintage racing edit Main article: Le Mans Legend Since 2001, the ACO has allowed the " Le Mans Legend " event to participate on the full Circuit de la Sarthe.It is considered one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world and has been called the "Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency".The prototypes, most of which were equipped with very powerful turbocharged engines in those days, were capable of doing 240-250 mph (387403 km/h) before reaching the kink and would still be doing the same kind of speeds at the end of the.6 mile (6 km straight).7 Contents Purpose edit At a time when Grand Prix motor racing was the dominant form of motorsport throughout Europe, Le Mans was designed to present a different test.NSR Slot sortira avant la fin du mois de mai lASV GT3 #007 GT Jarama 2010.Sports car race held in France.33 34 In 2013, Dane Allan Simonsen died after crashing into the barriers at Tertre Rouge.Collaborez à Le Mans Slot Racing.The classes are based on the era in which the cars would have competed.Audi withdrew from racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016 and Nissan only after one attempt in 2015.Although almost all teams used two drivers in the early decades, some Le Mans drivers such as Pierre Levegh and Eddie Hall attempted to run the race solo, hoping to save time by not having to change drivers.The larger bodywork with spoilers were able to provide more downforce for the turns without increasing the drag, allowing cars to maintain high speeds.
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For the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans, Peugeot introduced a new energy-recovery system similar to the kers used in Formula One.Brakes edit With increased speeds around the track, brakes become a key issue for teams attempting to safely bring their cars down to a slow enough speed to make the Mulsanne Corner turn.By the late 1990s, reinforced carbon-carbon brakes were adapted for better stopping power.The final and most damaging accident occurred during the race itself when Peter Dumbreck 's CLR became airborne, flying over the safety fencing and landing in the woods several metres away.Until the 1980s, there were teams in which only two drivers competed, but by the end of the decade, the rules were changed to stipulate that at least three drivers must drive each car.Edit For the new decade, the race took a turn towards more extreme speeds and automotive designs.Lire la suite, sideways : la Lancia Stratos HF bingo lugo di romagna Turbo Pirelli Giro Ditalia 1977.RevoSlot vient de publier les photos des deux slot cars.Thanks to a loophole in the rules, Porsche succeeded in convincing the ACO that a Dauer 962 Le Mans supercar was a production car, allowing Porsche to race their Porsche 962 for one final time, dominating the field.Sideways annonce sa prochaine Stratos HF Groupe.But only electrical (i.e., batteries) energy storage was allowed, ruling out flywheel -based energy recovery.Drivers are required to have an FIA International Competition license.Privateer John Woolfe died in an accident on the first lap of that race; Ickx won.
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